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Twin Babies Found Dead Wrapped In Paper Outside An Apartment Building; Parents Are Missing

Twin Babies Found Dead Wrapped In Paper Outside An Apartment Building; Parents Are Missing

According to the police, the little babies were born just about a week before they died, and their death is now being treated as suspicious.

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Trigger warning: This story contains details of abuse and death that readers may find disturbing. 

The New York City police have reportedly launched an investigation after two infants were found dead outside an apartment building in the Bronx, as per Daily Mail. The gruesome discovery was made by a superintendent of the Claremont building at 1460 College Avenue on Monday at around 2 p.m., officials said. The bodies were left on a back patio wrapped in brown paper. According to the police, the little babies were born just about a week before they died, and their death is now being treated as suspicious. According to the New York Post, one of the babies had a puncture wound that may have occurred during their birth. 



 

 

The other baby reportedly had a head injury and was found with a blue string wrapped around his neck, sources told the outlet. Despite being rushed to the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, the twins were pronounced dead upon arrival. A medical examiner will determine the official causes of death, NYPD Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack said at a press conference. He made no comments on the injuries that were visible on the toddlers. Investigators are now searching for any tip, including videos, to see if they can find who left the babies behind. There is no speculation on the motive behind the incident, though the parents are missing. 



 

 

The Post revealed that one twin was found on the side of the building, in a section described as a "janitorial work area." He was partially covered in an indoor training pad used typically for pets. The other twin was discovered roughly 20 feet away, wrapped inside a black plastic bag. As for how they got there, the police seem to think that the babies may have been thrown from a window of the building before landing on the ground, though investigators are still hoping to find video evidence. They are also knocking on doors and asking residents if they saw anything suspicious because there do not appear to be any leads on who the babies' parents are.



 

 

The building's super—known only as Johnny—who discovered the bodies, said he didn't pay much heed to it initially because he thought it was just a doll. He came across the bodies around 8 a.m. that day but initially dismissed it. "I didn't pay it any mind, because I thought it was a toy doll," Johnny explained. Hours later, he saw it once more and then realized it was not a toy. "The baby was partially wrapped from the waist up in blue plastic, you know the kind you keep in the house for animals," the super continued. When he bent down to check, he saw human blood. "The blue [training pad] was wet," the man recalled. "I turned it a little. There was a little blood, but it did not soak through."



 

 

A while later, he discovered the other twin. Once again, the super spotted blood, which by that point was leaking out of the bag. "It's unspeakable. I can't believe somebody would do that," Johnny said. "The memory is going to stay with me for the rest of my life," the father-of-three continued. "A baby? I can understand you try to kill a person, but a baby? An innocent baby? No, no, no." Building resident Osvaldo Volquez was alerted by Johnny soon after. Volquez quickly called 911, but it was already too late. The 72-year-old described seeing one of the babies in particular "curled up in the fetal position" with what looked like a placenta nearby.



 

 

"I could see its little hands and feet," Volquez recalled of the horrifying sight. He went on to describe the infant he saw as "fully formed," estimating it to be around 3 or 4 pounds. "It is a terrible act of humanity,” Volquez said. "I don't know who would do such a thing." NYPD Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack said the people responsible for abandoning the infants could face multiple charges, including unlawfully disposing of human remains. For now, the police have asked anyone with information to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips on their website



 

 


 
 
 

Disclaimer : This is based on sources and we have been unable to verify this information independently.

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